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Welcome to Camden-on-Gauley ...

The town of Camden-on-Gauley is located in Webster County<1>.

The location of Camden-on-Gauley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Camden-on-Gauley has a population of 145 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Camden-on-Gauley.

Camden-on-Gauley is 2,030 feet [619 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Camden-on-Gauley lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Camden-on-Gauley: (304) & (681)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Camden-on-Gauley had an population of 145 people. This is a decrease of 14.2% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Camden-on-Gauley had a population of 169 people. This makes Camden-on-Gauley the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 169 people, the population of Camden-on-Gauley increased 7.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 157 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Camden-on-Gauley.

Adding Camden-on-Gauley to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Camden-on-Gauley in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Camden-on-Gauley elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Camden-on-Gauley on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Camden-on-Gauley ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Camden-on-Gauley.

  • Summersville [Nicholas County]
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    • Summersville [Nicholas County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Camden-on-Gauley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,274 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Summersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Summersville<7>
  • Richwood [Nicholas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Richwood
    • Richwood [Nicholas County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Camden-on-Gauley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,855 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Richwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Richwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Richwood<7>
  • Addison [Webster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Addison
    • Addison [Webster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Camden-on-Gauley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 663 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Addison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Addison
  • Beaver [Nicholas County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beaver
    • Beaver [Nicholas County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Camden-on-Gauley
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  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tioga [Nicholas County]
    • Upperglade [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upperglade
      • Upperglade [Webster County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the northeast of Camden-on-Gauley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upperglade
    • Excelsior [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Excelsior
      • Excelsior [Webster County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Camden-on-Gauley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Excelsior
    • Erbacon [Webster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erbacon
      • Erbacon [Webster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Camden-on-Gauley
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erbacon
    • Nettie [Nicholas County]
    • Birch River [Nicholas County]

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Camden-on-Gauley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Camden-on-Gauley.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Camden-on-Gauley. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Camden-on-Gauley.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Camden-on-Gauley. See our Newspapers Page for Camden-on-Gauley.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Camden-on-Gauley ...

Looking for more information about Camden-on-Gauley? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Camden-on-Gauley, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Camden-on-Gauley.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of West Virginia

About Webster County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Camden-on-Gauley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Webster, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Camden-on-Gauley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Camden-on-Gauley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Camden-on-Gauley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Camden-on-Gauley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Camden-on-Gauley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Camden-on-Gauley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.3686, Longitude: -80.5973       In this case, the coordinates for Camden-on-Gauley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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